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obama's election win? traders share their opinions later in traders unplugged. but first, in the wake of superstorm sandy, business owners are looking into disaster recovery options. learn how to protect yourself next, with bill moller. recently 2 east coast storms in 2 weeks. the weather can really wreak havoc, not just with lives of citizens, but also with the smooth operation of businesses. companies protect themselves, of course, with insurance, but more & more companies are implementing disaster recovery systems. let's talk with curtis peterson. he's vice president of operations for ringcentral, a cloud business phone system provider. and curtis, a business insures the hardware, but the point is they also need to back up the software, and that's what disaster recovery is all about. > > it sure is. and it's really backing up both. it's making sure that the hardware and is protected, and specifically the data on the systems is retained during any of these types of disasters that you mentioned. > > hurricane sandy took out a lot of businesses along the east coast and their systems.
you agree with speaker boehner, repeal of obamacare with this election, with his re-election, is dead? >> no. as a physician i can tell you that the reason -- we're not opposed to the president's health care law because of the election, we're opposed because it is bad policy and bad for the patients across this land. we actually must get a handle on this spending in this country and in order to do that, it has to be through medicare and medicaid reform an social security reform, all three programs under current law are destined for fewer. we need fundamental reforms to save and strengthen and secure the programs for this generation and, future generations, that is what really -- >> the election, yes, you still have the majority in the house but you lost the election on the presidential level, and you will not kill obamacare for the next four years. >> what at the election said is that the american people don't want unified government here in washington. they want divided government which means we have to get together and solve these remarkable challenges that we have, but they have to
the same as before the election. what could be different is a new attitude. president obama and his family returned to the white house tonight. >> hey guys. >> hello mr. president. >> reporter: no doubt hoping for warmer relations with the republican controlled house of representatives. >> mr. president, this is your moment. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner indicated a new willingness to work with the president. >> we want you to succeed. let's challenge ourselves to find the common ground that has eluded us. let's rise above the dysfunction and do the right thing together for our country. >> reporter: but can the speaker make deals with the white house and still satisfy tea party republicans. >> i'm not sure i see that changing over the next few years. >> reporter: usf political analyst, david latterman says republicans are at a cross roads. either continue to stone call -- >> or do they get the message that a lot of people don't want that, and there is room for compromise, and they do come to some accommodation on a couple things. >> reporter: diana feinstein says there's hope. >>
it will be different. the results of the election game democrats had super majority. >> becareful what you wish -- be careful what you wish for. that much power could go down the wrong path. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: he says this isn't the time to gloat but to get down to business. helping college students, changing how initiatives make it on to the ballot and repailing the same-sex marriage ban. >> -- repealing the same-sex marriage ban. he says lawmakers will work with governor jerry brown who told us his priorities including high-speed rail, education and a budget. >> the voters have trusted the elected representative, maybe even me and now we have to meet that trust. >> reporter: we found voters who say they have concerns about one party being in control. >> there is not going to be any check and balance. they will be able to enact more taxes and we will have less say in it. >> reporter: she says there are no plans to raise more taxes but opponents say it is their number one concern. reporting live, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> three democratic candidates will be receiving c
told me she was able to teach kids kids how elections impacted them. >> i said people decided that they wanted to pay for education. so it will be good for our schools. >> reporter: opponents are disappointed by the results today. a spokesman e-mailed me and said referring to governor jerry brown and his tax measure, he was able to use education to blackmail voters into supporting his tax increase. the voters were duped. but edge cater believe -- educators believe they care about funding public schools. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california state university is set to refund students for tuition increase after voters approved prop 30. the tax boost is expected to bring in $8.5 billion. they will now issue refunds, give credits and reconfigure financial aid packages. >>> a competing measure lost by a wide margin. prop 38 would have increases taxes on earnings using sliding scale, for twelve years. >> we have made a great start with prop 38. we have raised consciousness about a problem that california has which is the underfunding of its children. >> she financed the m
obama will speak to the nation. the first time since being re- elected. the president will speak from the white house at 10:05 our time this morning. coming up for you at 7:15, the message the president is expected to give congress about how to avoid that so-called fiscal cliff. also this morning, john boehner will be holding his own news conference. that one is at 8:00. he's expected to sell us the republican position about avoiding that cliff. boehner said he's "the most reasonable guy in washington." he believes he can find common ground with the president. >>> 7:04. they are still counting votes in florida from tuesday's election. but mitt romney's top campaign official in florida now says president obama will win the state. president obama leads romney in florida. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama won the election even without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> schools are scrambling to readjust their budgets after the passing of the proposition in california. schools w
tuesday's election, but mitt romney's campaign advisor says president obama are will win the state. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama of course won the election without florida's 29 electoral votes. >>> time 5:07. we have rain and wet roads and sal we have crashes. i don't think you're going to have friday light today. >> i'm still hoping but i think you might be right dave and pam. you should be especially careful on your way to work today. a ktvu photographer actually took some video of someone driving in the rain and this photographer, our photographer was driving out actually early, pounding rain on 880 a few hours ago. chp warns there are shrieky slick -- slick highways. there was hail earlier the in the east bay. be careful there could be pooling water especially near the off ramps. let's go to live pictures right now. you can see interstate 80 westbound, it looks pretty good. heading out to the mcarthur maze, and no problems on the bridge getting into van. at the toll --
election day results in florida with the results in the presidential race too close to call. florida election officials say the final results may not be known for the weekend. but officials say it doesn't really matter. president obama won the election without those votes. however, the voting process in florida has been criticized. some of the voters have been waiting in -- had to wait in line six hours before voting. >>> according to the secretary of state, 59% of voters in california cast ballots this year. in 2008, that was -- that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half or almost 55% of registered voters turned out for tuesday's elections. >>> the fight for re-election has given way to a potential shift. ailry son burn -- alison burns has more? >> reporter: tori, for the past few days we've been hearing about officials and president obama saying they want to find new ways to work together. president obama returned to the white house and he had to deal with the fact that it was the worst day on wall street this year. that means that pressure is on him to deal wi
-hanger. the election races that are still too close to call one week after the election -- after the election. happiness located? who owns it? who keeps it? if we fall down; if we fail; where can we fall back to, to that place where we are most happy? we think about these things when we make tillamook ice cream. the purer, the happier, the very center... of happiness. >>> 60s and 70s by the coast. looks good it today and tomorrow. >>> recovery efforts are underway in italy after heavy rains and strong winds left many areas under water. at least four people have died because of the storm. one person was also brought to safety by a helicopter after getting stuck in rising waters. both caught on tape being swept away by strong currents. officials say venice, the lagoon city, is 70% under water and floodwaters have reached their highest levels since 1872. >>> new from syria this morning, chaos and panic in the streets after a second day of air strikes with the border with turkey. yesterday 20 people were reportedly killed -- were reported killed av air attacks in the same area. the violence there
of what happened on election night. >> reporter: you know measure q was a parcel tax to fill a budget hole at the fire protection district. it did not pass this week and now fire officials say it's no longer a question of whether fire stations will close, only which ones. >> reporter: neighbors of fire station 17 in lafayette are already worrying and wondering if it's on the chopping block. >> it would absolutely break our heart. >> reporter: isabela adolphson live across the street. >> it was just amazing, it's a safe place. >> reporter: on tuesday, measure q failed to get the 2/3 vote needed to authorize a parcel tax to fill a gap at the fire district. today they were meeting to talk about which of the department's 28 stations would have to close something he warned about when we talked to him in july. >> it's not a scare tactic it's reality. >> reporter: now the county fire marshallen confirms four stations will -- marshal confirms four stations will close in january. >> whether or not it's down the vet from -- down the street from where a station is being closed or not, they'll be get
counting votes from tuesday's election but mitt romney's top campaign official is saying president obama will win florida. president obama leads mitt romney in florida, 49.9% to 49.3%. the romney campaigns says it expects the president's lead to get bilgier as more of the votes are counted. president obama was reelected without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> back over to sal who's checking in on the south bay right now. >> that's right and in the southeast bay we've had rain and just some drizzle and we can see it on this picture i'm going to show you, 237 is a little bit wet there and as rosemary had said a cell moved through and you could give yourself extra time. one of the biggest things that gets people in trouble is stopping distance, you're driving along, something happens and you can't stop in time and there's a wreck. just give yourself extra time and slow it down. and also be more aware. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is backed up for about 10 minute delay from the about the middle of the parking lot. it is not as bad as it would be on a wednesday, l
% and it was just over half of 70% of registered voters turn out for the election. >>> the protests will mark the one year anniversary of occupied cal which caused clashes between students and campus police. the passage of proposition 30 should be used to lower the situation. >>> the sound of earthquakes have been eliminated and the defending champion came to town last night. the bay beat the quakes final score 3-1 and robby scored 2 goals. the galaxy came onto the western conference finals in salt lake. san jose season is over now and then there is buster posey, the giant's catcher knocked him into the favorite as the most valuable player. yesterday, buster was named a finalist. he is joined by chase headley, and andrew mccutchen. they will announce the new mvp thursday. >> i am thinking buster. >> i hope so, congratulations to him. that is nice. >>> i am keeping an eye on the bart system and first of all, we have had our eyes on the delays between houma and south san francisco. these bart delays will be affecting the area where i have circled and some are areas out of knew bray. -- new bray
that the election is over this is washington's next fight. tackling the nation's debt. expiring tax cuts, massive layoffs, it's hanging over the heads of the most powerful in the nation's capitol. >> right now if congress fails to come to an agreement on an overall deficit reduction package by the end of the year, everybody's taxes will automatically go up. >> reporter: the stakes haven't be higher. the nonpartisan congressional budget office says ignoring this fiscal crisis could throw merck back into a recession. john boehner called on the president to lead. >> this is his moment to engage the congress and work towards a solution that can pass both chambers. >> reporter: for the first time there looks to be signs of cooperation. a willingness to negotiate to find a solution. >> i'm not weighted to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. >> reporter: the president invited congressional leaders of both parties to begin working on a plan. any balanced plan to reduce the deficit must ask the wealthiest of americans to pay more. in washington, jacqueline fell, ktvu, c
close to call on election night. nearly all the votes announced that they boat him 50 to 49.1%. the margin is large enough to avoid an am commuter readout and -- computer readout and romney campaign spokesperson declined to comment. by capturing the 29 electoral votes. president obama 332 electoral votes, mitt romney 206. >>> florida's governor wants to know why the wait was so long at many polling places. more than eight and a half million people vote florida. some waited four hours or longer to caste ballots. >> rick scott looked for ways to streamline the process. >>> there are complaints of voting fraud in the u.s. virgin islands. the attorney general is investigating the allegations. the office did not specify the complaints received. voters in the u.s. virgin islands elected the house of representatives. >>> in a race for district seven seat remains up in the air. through six round of rank choice voting. board of education president has 381 votes. labor leader fx crawly has 11,352 votes. that's a difference of 29 votes. the department of elections hopes to finish count
." >>> and still to come a video to show how the president celebrated after the election. >> barack obama is in pa jauch mas. this is pajama obama. >> i think it's cool they got the camera into the white house bedroom. >> see the post-obama pajama party. >> we have >>> it's time for our thursday edition of the best of "rtm" where we tell you about a bonus video you can find on our website. see what we have. >> beth, this is a video creepy and walking around going up behind people covering their eyes saying, guess who? except they're strangers. >> he comes up with the most awkward pranks. >> he's refined his awkwardness to make his videos funny, they're popular, get a lot of attention. how do all the people react when andrew does this pranks, you'll have to watch. >>> and to watch, head to our website and click on best of "rtm." >>> you never know what you'll see on a dashcam in russia. traffic stopped. brake lights on and this shirtless, shoeless guy comes running up over the hood of the car. the guys in the car jump out, start beating him. >> this guy's running from the cop, but the people in the
delicious. . >>> we have been checking bridges around, so far so good as you cross the bay. >>> election news is continuing because the race for the supervisor's seat is too close to call. board of education president norman yeah has 11,000 924 votes. election workers say there are 24,000 provisional ballots left to count. they estimate there is still more to come. >>> and people who registered at dmv offices found themselves not able to vote. the federal read motor law enacted requires the dmv the ability to vote but sometimes the applications don't always make it to the registrar of voters. >>> this morning in syria, a fighter jet bammed a part of syria near the turkish border. now the force of the blast shattered shop windows. all of this comes as anti government troops reached a deal under pressure from the international community. well another insider attack led a u.s. coalition and an afghan army soldier shot and killed a british shoulder. 60 service members have been killed so far in about 45 of the so called insider attacks. they are raising questions about how affectively they c
the election the 22-year- old posted on her facebook page a racial slur and the words, maybe he will get assassinated this term. she delete that message and later said she was stating her opinion. her employer has fired her. the case has been turned over to the secret service. >>> some are now returning to restore the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> reporter: at the main staging center in tom's river new jersey a company has been making restore the shore t- shirts to raise money for schools and shelters. more buses will take people in to the disaster zone each day through tuesday. >>> occupy wall street finds a new cause. helping, the victims of sandy. see how
that have passed of. even after the 2010 election, her party lost 63% but she was reelect the democratic leader and she's about to make an announcement. let's listen in to the hughes minority leader speaking -- to the house minority leader speaking. >> okay. i think that means most are coming. more are coming. yesterday, when we gathered her, i began my comments standing here with our new members of congress by saying a picture is worth a thousand words. i said and i stand now that this picture is worth millions of vote. millions of votes. millions of women's vote that it took to re-elect president obama. [ cheers ] >> yay! >> reporter: millions of women's votes who helped us elect a record number of women to the congress of the united states. recall as you look forward, understand that you are looking into the future of the empower important. these women are part of the most diverse caucus in the history of the world. the first time that a parliamentary body would have a body led by women and its strength and we're very, very proud because of that. i said yesterday, we did not have the
, and the federal unemployment benefit extension. some believe that negotiations come so soon after the election that it may put pressure on republicans to compromise. "it's going to be a disaster if it doesn't get done, and the blame will be on them. they have to compromise - something they didn't do in the last session." when pressed for details as to what ground republicans could give in negotiations, house speaker boehner declined, saying he didn't want to be "boxed in." greece is a country on the brink. greek officials needs a bailout to pay off debts this week, but eurozone leaders are delaying their decision on turning over the money. nonetheless, according to one report, economists believe the worst may be over for the crisis in the eurozone. economists are watching signs such as a rise in the european stock market. it's stress-test time again. the federal reserve is asking big banks to hand over balance sheets by january 7th. stress tests monitor the amount of capital financial institutions have on hand to make sure banks could weather an economic storm. the fed says 19 of the largest b
increase, the governor felt it was just the wrong time after prop 30 passed on election day restoring some funding to the uc system. >> there were no tuition increases here, nothing on the agenda today about any system- wide tuition increase for undergraduates and the item having to do with professional degree supplemental fees is put off to a later date. >> reporter: throughout the morning proterses continued to march through the streets here around the ucf campus with police officers keep in watch throughout that time. the meeting has since resumed. i did just get an update from the san francisco police department. their spokesman. i asked about arrests that happened this morning. he told me there was one demonstrator arrested, that person was cited and released, arrested for hitting a passing car during this morning's protest. live this afternoon in san francisco, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> bp has confirmed it has agreed to pay 4.5 billion dollars for the 2010 oil spill in the gulf of mexico that killed 11 workers. the settlement total of $4.5 billion will be p
to get back to work. >> reporter: with the election in the rear view mirror, the focus in washington is back on efforts to avoid the economically devastating fiscal cliff. >> we just go over the cliff and let the policies stay in effect are we're basically going to undo the recovery. >> reporter: the cliff amounts to $7 trillion in spending cuts and tax increases over the next decade. the treat of these painful cuts, set to begin on january 1st is part of a deal congress and the president made last year to force them to agree on a long-term deficit reduction plan. >> this is an unprecedented scenario that congress has basically put a gun to its own head and said if we don't act we're going to shoot ourselves. >> reporter: so far, that long-term plan hasn't materialized. the biggest chunk of the cliff, the bush tax cuts. they are also a big sticking point democrats insist cuts for families making $250,000 more must end. >> we're serious about reducing the deficit. we have to combine spending cuts with revenue and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in ta
department only says it is reviewing what voters decided on election day. in oakland, ken pritchett, ktvu news. >>> greens are 50s, yellows are 70s so you get the picture. temperatures are starting to warm. temperatures continue to warm into the next 24 hours. so when i come back 10:45 we're going to talk about the door opening up. we have some rain in the future. i'll have all the details in that we'll see you back here in just a few minutes. >>> the world series champions san francisco giants are winners again. president and ceo larry baird was given an award by the university of san francisco. california prize for service and common good was given to the team's work. baird brought along the world series trophy and willie mays was there. >>> the addition following last week's election. >>> and a washington sex scandal, the home federal agents surrounded tonight as part of their investigation. >>> fbi agents tonight went to the north carolina home of the former mistress of now resigned cia director david petraeus. about 10 agents carried containers into the home in charlotte. paula broad
of just 21 votes. election workers say there are 3,000 provisional ballots to count. >>> we're hearing that some people who registered to vote at dmv offices found themselves not able to vote. the federal motor voter law enacted in 1995 requires the dmv to offer people the ability to vote. >>> a memorial will be scheduled held for david beanie will be sold -- will be held saturday. a memorial ceremony was held last week for strobel at the airport. >> that wreath was laid by president obama at the tomb of the unknowns. he size america will never forget the sacrifices made by veterans or interest family -- or their families. the president praised the 9/11 soldiers. >>> the mission solano shelter is dedicating a flagpole as part of its tribute to homeless victims. one/fifth are homeless victims. a fly over capped off the dedication ceremony. almost 2,000 people showed up for yesterday's event. the memorial features granite slab, each representing a branch of the military. names of veterans, some who made the ultimate sacrifice are engraved. they are still taking engraving orders. we have
that sex scandal that led general david petraeus to resign. the president pulled his first post election news conference at the white house. >> reporter: no time to bask in the victory, president barack obama faces very tough questions today including whether he still has confidence in the general leading forces in afghanistan. the top general denies an extra marital affair with jill kelly, she is the florida socialite whose concern over e-mails led to reveal the affair between general david petraeus and paula broadwell. they have order an investigation saying it was the broad den thing to do -- the right thing to do to put obama on hold to become the military head of nato. >> nobody should lead to any couldn't likes here. general allan is -- general allen is doing an excellent job and he certainly has my confidence. >> allen is adamant he did nothing wrong but there are questions between jill kellie kelly and general john allen. >>> google said the fbi's request to look into the e-mail account of paula broadwell is more than 900 requests in just the first half of this year. they comply
female speaker of the house in 2007, then went on to talk about her work to elect new, and younger people to congress. >> why are we talking about whether she's old enough, or too old to do it? >> reporter: melissa murray says it represents the double standard part of public life. >> this is a long standing kind of narrative, white men get more distinguished, women just get old and decrepit. >> reporter: often talked about for their appearance, rather than their accomplishments. >> these are things that don't get talked about when men are the subjects. we talk about their actions, their policies, not about their pant suits or their hairstyles. >> reporter: back to that controversial question. pelosi's answer? no. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> tracking clouds and rain, using stormtracker 2 to show you when the first in a series of storms will reach your area. >> in 90 seconds, they claim to be accepting your hard earned cash on behalf of a charity. >> if you're legitimate, why are you running away? >> our four month investigation reveals why you should think twice before making that donation.
take on why he lost the election to president obama. during a phone call with top donors to his campaign, the former republican presidential candidate said that president obama won reelection by offering what romney called gifts to minorities and young voters. romney said the president's campaign focused on things like free contraception to get young women to vote for him, and amnesty for children of illegal immigrant to get latinos to the polls. >>> hostess says it could be farewell to twinkies. why the company says striking workers need to return to work today. >> also now that marijuana is legal in two state, what's going to happen to people who drive after smoking it? for the products they make; for them being in the right place at the right time for over 100 years making tillamook cheese from tillamook, oregon; for these farmers never wavering we stand for that. >>> hostess says all of the 17,000 workers might be out of a job strikes workers do not come back. they will file for liquidation if employees are not back to work by 2 this afternoon. they filed for bankruptcy last
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